Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1400 g plain flour

  2. 1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g 200 g white vinegar

  3. 100 g sesame powder

  4. 2 tablespoons anise powder

  5. 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

  6. 2 eggs

  7. 350 ml blossom water

  8. 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  9. 1 teaspoon salt

  10. 1.4 cups olive oil or 300 g 3 cups vegetable oil, for deep frying For the sugar syrup:

  11. 2 kg sugar

  12. 3 cups water or 750 ml 40 g lemon juice, or juice of one lemon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation Combine all the shabakiyah ingredients to make hard dough, and keep aside for 20 minutes. Divide the dough into 5 or 6 pieces and start sheeting with a wooden roller. Cut the dough into squares 8 x 8cm each and cut inside each square 4 parallel lines keeping the end without cut; giving the shape of shabakiyah. Deep fry in oil until golden in color; remove and dip directly in sugar syrup for 6 to 8 minutes. Serve cold. For the sugar syrup: Bring the sugar and water to boil; add lemon juice and boil until golden in color.


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